Melvin “Pete” Rogers, 91, of Burnettsville passed away at 2:04 a.m., Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at Woodbridge Health Campus in Logansport.
Born on September 14, 1928 in Idaville, he was the son of the late Glen Owen Earl and Helen Jeanette (Houk) Rogers.
Pete was a 1946 Royal Center High School graduate. He was WWII U.S. Army veteran where he served in Italy, Austria and Germany.
On June 4, 1950 he married Lois M. Nethercutt. She preceded him in death on October 14, 2018.
Pete was a retired contractor and farmer.
He was a member of Bell Center Bible Church where he served as Sunday School teacher, deacon, trustee and elder.
Pete enjoyed deer and coon hunting.
Survivors include his nephews, Terry Rogers (Tammy) of Royal Center, Larry Rogers (Debbie) of Royal Center, and Gary Rogers of Monticello, brother in law, Doyne Nethercutt (Pat) of Texas, sisters in law, Carole Rogers of Logansport, Gillea Layer of Royal Center and Bette and Ed Stangle of Monticello. He is also survived by numerous other nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by brothers, Merle Rogers, Pat Rogers and Buck Rogers and sister, Caroline Gaby.
Services will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, July 25, 2020 at Rans Funeral Homes & Crematory, Harrison Chapel, 304 S. Chicago St., Royal Center.
Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service.
Burial will be at Davis Cemetery near Burnettsville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Bell Center Bible Church.
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